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Courtesans of the Miuraya, a Triptych: Komurasaki (R), Takao (C), and Miyoshi (L)

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Triptych: 21.7409 (left), 21.7410 (center), 21.7411 (right)

Signed

Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu (on right and left sheets only)

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Object Place

Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 31.4 x 41.8 cm (12 3/8 x 16 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7409-11

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic powder

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints